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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

APPROPRIATIONS: ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development concluded a hearing to examine proposed budget estimates 
and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Army Corps of Engineers 
and the Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, after 
receiving testimony from Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite, USA, 
Chief of Engineers, Army Corps of Engineers; Douglas W. Lamont, Senior 
Official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army 
(Civil Works); and Alan Mikkelsen, Acting Commissioner, Bureau of 
Reclamation, Department of the Interior.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported an 
original bill entitled, “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
Year 2018”; and
  The nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan, of Washington, to be Deputy 
Secretary of Defense.

NOMINATIONS
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine the nominations of Steven Gill Bradbury, of 
Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation, 
and Elizabeth Erin Walsh, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and 
Foreign Commercial Service, after the nominees testified and answered 
questions in their own behalf.

NORTH KOREA
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee received a closed briefing on 
North Korea, focusing on recent developments, from Joseph Y. Yun, 
Special Representative for North Korea Policy, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Korea and Japan, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific 
Affairs, Department of State.

NOMINATIONS
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the nominations of Claire M. Grady, of 
Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary for Management, Department of 
Homeland Security, and Henry Kerner, of California, to be Special 
Counsel, Office of Special Counsel, after the nominees testified and 
answered questions in their own behalf.

NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the nominations of Timothy J. Kelly, and Trevor N. McFadden, of 
Virginia, both to be a United States District Judge for the District of 
Columbia, and Jeffrey Bossert Clark, of Virginia, and Beth Ann 
Williams, of New Jersey, both to be an Assistant Attorney General, 
Department of Justice, after the nominees testified and answered 
questions in their own behalf.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported S. 
1024, to amend title 38, United States Code, to reform the rights and 
processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding claims for 
benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs.

NOMINATION
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the nomination of David James Glawe, of Iowa, to be Under 
Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland 
Security, after the nominee, who was introduced by Senator Grassley, 
testified and answered questions in his own behalf.

RUSSIAN INTERVENTION IN EUROPEAN ELECTIONS
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine Russian intervention in European elections, after receiving 
testimony from Nicholas Burns, Harvard University John F. Kennedy 
School of Government Robert and Renee Belfer Center for Science and 
International Affairs, and Vesko Garcevic, Boston University Frederick 
Pardee School of Global Studies, both of Boston, Massachusetts; Janis 
Sarts, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, Riga, 
Latvia; and Constanze Stelzenmuller, Brookings Institution Center on 
the United States and Europe, Washington, D.C.



    


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